Fresh eggs gathered from a chicken's nest. Egg are on Dr. Greene's list of iron rich foods.
    Iron-Rich Foods

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Improving your child's diet is the most important way to prevent and to treat iron deficiency. Many foods are good sources of iron. Here's my list of iron-rich foods: Good -- Gras…

    Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Blood is a straw-colored liquid packed with red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets (little clumps that help the blood clot when needed). The red blood cells carry oxyge…

    Appetite Stimulants in Underweight Children

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Oraxin may increase your child's appetite, but at great cost. Many adults want a decreased appetite. Over the years people have found that taking stimulant drugs (caffeine, amphet…

    Olestra

    Dr. Greene's Answer: The proponents of Olestra celebrate it as a major nutritional breakthrough -- a fat that passes through the body without being absorbed. They herald this as an exciting way to sla…

    Infant Formula Considerations

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Breast milk is the best and safest form of nutrition for infants. Infants and breast milk are designed for each other. Infant formula has been developed to substitute for breast m…

    The Relationship between Sugar and Behavior in Children
    The Relationship between Sugar and Behavior in Children

    Dr. Greene's take on sugar and behavior... The effect of sugar intake on children's behavior is a hotly debated topic in pediatrics. Parents and educators often contend that sugar and other carbohydra…

    How can I get my child to eat vegetables?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: If you drink coffee, you probably remember the first time you took a taste. It was horrible! How could anyone like that disgusting stuff! Many baby foods that we consider very bla…